Professionalism: An Introduction
In this lesson, you will learn about practices that are tied to professionalism. The characteristics of effective leaders in an early care and education setting will be explored. Resources for professional growth and mentoring are included.
Developing Staff Members' Sense of Professionalism
In this lesson, you will learn how to support staff members in their own professional growth. Your role as either a T&C or program manager puts you in a position to create a program environment where professional behavior and excellence in caregiving is the norm.
Professionalism: Ethical Practices
In this lesson you will examine the importance of acting responsibly and ethically in your daily work with children, families, staff, and community members.
Professionalism and Program Quality
In this lesson you will learn about indicators of program quality. T&Cs and program managers have tremendous impact on program quality. They model professional interactions with children, staff, families, and community partners. Leaders ensure that program-level goals are set and attained in order to provide high-quality services to children and their families.